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Re: Versions Thought

by xdg (Monsignor)
on Mar 13, 2006 at 22:18 UTC ( #536402=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Versions Thought

I think there's two sets of thinking on this: Those who think "0" means pre-release, and those (ahem, programmers) who just starting counting from "0".

Personally, I tend to use major "0" to indicate still-under-development -- a few I promote to "1" when I feel that the API is unlikely to change further and I feel the module is well tested.

-xdg

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[1nickt]: perl -e 'print 1.0' ... output '1'.
[Lady_Aleena]: You could quote it. <c>perl -e 'print "1.0"'>/c> returns 1.0
[Lady_Aleena]: perl -e 'my $var = "1.0"; print $var;' if it is in a variable also returns 1.0, though perl -e 'my $var = 1.0; print $var;' returns 1.
[1nickt]: In my case I can simply pass sprintf '%.1f', 1.0 (to Types::Standard:: Int), but what if you didn;t know the precision of the number you were working with? Seems I must be missing something. Oh well, my test list is complete, mooving on ...

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